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Re: building the revivesa branch

On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 11:45:39PM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 08:17:53PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> > In article <>,
> > Eric Haszlakiewicz  <> wrote:
> > >should I just wait until it gets merged?
> > 
> > cvs up -dfP -rwrstuden-revivesa
> Note that if anything on HEAD changes to be incompatible with the revisesa
> code, you then can't do, for example, "cvs up -D <branch sync date> -dfP";
> you're just hosed.  This is because cvs up -D -f -rbranch does not work;
> the -D is interpreted relative to the branch not to HEAD and overrides the
> magic -f that makes partially-tagged trees work.
> This is why branches that tag only part of the tree just plain suck and
> should not be used.

The branch does cover the whole tree, though all the changes are in sys.

Take care,


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